Anyone caught in violation of the laws pertaining to these categories shall be punished by imprisonment or death, depending on the circumstances as determined by the Thai Courts.
Just because you’re a foreigner, doesn’t mean you won’t get searched in the streets of Thailand.
I have been stopped and searched in both Koh Samui and Bangkok.
I was asked to empty my pockets and verify my identify.
On Samui it was a roadside stop on the Ghost Road about 1.5 km from Chaweng.
And unlike some European countries, the police do not exercise discretion on small amounts of class B drugs either.